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Valk, John; Tosun, Aybiçe – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
Exploring one's worldview requires a journey into one's heart, soul and mind (Knowing Self). But Knowing Self requires Knowing Others, imperative in a global world. To what extent do schools prepare students for participation in that global world, especially when it comes to awareness of its worldview diversity, and no less its religious…
Descriptors: World Views, Religious Education, Knowledge Level, Attitudes
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Saka, Mehpare; Bayram, Hale; Kabapinar, Filiz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The concept of self-efficacy, which is an important variable in the teaching process, and how it reflects on teaching have recently been the focus of attention. Therefore, this study deals with the relationship between the science-teaching self-efficacy beliefs of prospective science teachers and their teaching practices. It was conducted with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Pardo, P.; Calvet, M. D.; Pons, O.; Martinez, M. C. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
Women's access to higher education in Spain began in the last third of the nineteenth century. However, the full incorporation of women into technical studies did not occur until a century later. This article presents the results of research into the access of the first women to do technical studies in Catalonia (northeast Spain). Data have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, European History, Females, Engineering Education
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Güven, Elif – Music Education Research, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine the test anxiety levels of prospective music teachers and their opinions regarding anxiety in piano exams. Test Anxiety Inventory (TAI) and semi-structured interviews were used to meet the purpose. Interviews were conducted with students prior to and after the piano exam. As a result of the study it was…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Teachers, Tests
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Ahmad, Syed Zamberi; Buchanan, F. Robert; Ahmad, Norita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: Motivations for study abroad in tourism and hospitality were examined as to the influence of a variety of personal criteria in the individual decision process of adult learners to select a host country and host institution of study. The paper aims to discuss this issue. Design/methodology/approach: Push-pull factors (Mazzarol and Soutar,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Motivation, Study Abroad
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Snow, Kathy – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Sustainable pre-service teacher education is needed to encourage academic success for under-represented populations, through both culturally responsive and alternative programming options (Carr-Stewart, Balzer, & Cottrell, 2013). In 2013, the Western Canadian University that served as the basis for this case study, implemented a blended…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Multicultural Education
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Rybarczyk, Brian J.; Lerea, Leslie; Whittington, Dawayne; Dykstra, Linda – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2016
Postdoctoral training is an optimal time to expand research skills, develop independence, and shape career trajectories, making this training period important to study in the context of career development. Seeding Postdoctoral Innovators in Research and Education (SPIRE) is a training program that balances research, teaching, and professional…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Outcomes of Education, Science Careers, Science Instruction
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Ozfidan, Burhan; Burlbaw, Lynn; Kuo, Li-Jen – International Education Studies, 2016
Bilingual education is globally an important aspect within the educational community in recent years. The purpose of the study is to explore perceptions towards a bilingual education program and investigate factors that may affect the development of a bilingual education program in Turkey. This study also identifies the benefits of bilingualism in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingualism, Conflict, Intergroup Relations
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Gray, Sarah A.; Fettes, Peter; Woltering, Steven; Mawjee, Karizma; Tannock, Rosemary – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
To better understand the nature of impairment resulting from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) for students in a post-secondary education (PSE) setting, the authors analyzed the symptoms and associated impairment of 135 students with a diagnosis of ADHD who were recruited via Student Disability Services in Canadian post-secondary…
Descriptors: College Students, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Semi Structured Interviews, Postsecondary Education
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Chiu, Yu-Li; Lin, Tzung-Jin; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2016
Background: The sophistication of students' conceptions of science learning has been found to be positively related to their approaches to and outcomes for science learning. Little research has been conducted to particularly investigate students' conceptions of science learning by laboratory. Purpose: The purpose of this research, consisting of…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Science Education
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Soykan, Emrah; Ozdamli, Fezile – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The advantages of using mobile devices and cloud computing services in education are accepted by many researchers. Also, in educating students who are in need of special education, the use of cloud computing services is inevitable. So, this case requires teacher candidates who are planning to teach in those special education centers to be able to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Information Technology
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Azid, Nurulwahida Hj; Yaacob, Aizan; Shaik-Abdullah, Sarimah – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2016
Purpose: Howard Gardners' concept of multiple intelligence (MI) offers an alternative perspective on intelligence which highlights the importance of acknowledging learner diversity, individual talents and the development of human potentials. MI has been used as a basis for the construction of modular enrichment activities to facilitate the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Multiple Intelligences, Foreign Countries, Quasiexperimental Design
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Xu, Lan; Wannaruk, Anchalee – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2016
Speech acts are the major concern of interlanguage pragmatists. The present study aimed to 1) examine the reliability and validity of an interlanguage pragmatic (ILP) competence test on speech acts in a Chinese EFL context, and 2) investigate EFL learners' variations of ILP competence by language proficiency. Altogether 390 students participated…
Descriptors: Interlanguage, Semi Structured Interviews, Speech Acts, Content Analysis
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Alavi, Seyed Mohammad; Borzabadi, Davood; Dashtestani, Reza – Teaching English with Technology, 2016
This study aimed to analyze perceptions of Iranian English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students on their computer literacy levels. A total of 641 undergraduate students of civil engineering and 34 EAP instructors participated in the study. Data collection instruments included questionnaires and semi-structured interviews. Findings confirmed that…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Academic Discourse, Computer Assisted Instruction, English for Academic Purposes
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Guillen Solano, Victor – Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 2016
In recent years UK universities have attracted an increasing number of international students. Their socialisation into different academic practices greatly depends on their ability to write in English since writing is the main way in which students demonstrate their learning at university. This paper looks into the widely-shared view that tutor…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Foreign Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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